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No other university in India as national as BHU: Professor CNR Rao

Eminent scientist and recipient of Bharat Ratna Prof CNR Rao on Monday said there is no other University in the country which is as national as the Banaras Hindu University and that it should be provided more resources and financial help to encourage "better research" works.

Jan 16, 2017, 21:57 PM IST

Banaras Hindu University's 99th convocation today; Bharat Ratna Prof CNR Rao to be chief guest

Banaras Hindu University will hold its 99th convocation on Monday, where eminent scientist and Bharat Ratna Prof C N R Rao will be the chief guest, a BHU press release states.

Jan 16, 2017, 09:42 AM IST

PM Modi is man with vision, needs right advice to turn it to reality: Bharat Ratna CNR Rao

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs the right scientific advice to turn his vision to reality and should also start mission-mode projects, feels India's Bharat Ratna-winning scientist CNR Rao

Jan 10, 2016, 10:53 AM IST

India's love affair with chemistry

This week it was officially announced that India had indeed ousted the venerated Royal Society of Chemistry, the holder of the previous record.

Dec 20, 2015, 09:30 AM IST

90% Indian universities have outdated curriculum: CNR Rao

Bharat Ratna awardee CNR Rao called for eliminating the bureaucratic hassles in the education system.

Nov 05, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

'Visitor's Conference' to kick off at Rashtrapati Bhavan today

As many as 44 MoUs for cooperation will be exchanged between industry and academia in the presence of President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday.

Nov 04, 2015, 07:43 AM IST

Scientist CNR Rao conferred with Japan's highest civilian award

Eminent scientist CNR Rao was conferred with Japan's highest civilian award for his outstanding contributions to science and Indo-Japanese science coperation.

May 02, 2015, 01:18 AM IST

In science, choose the road less travelled: CNR Rao

One should choose the road less travelled in the field of science, renowned scientist C N Rao here today said.

Apr 28, 2015, 04:39 AM IST

Do something different, CNR Rao tells students

Eminent scientist CNR Rao has asked students to take the less travelled road to succeed and lamented the paucity of funds for science and education in India.

Mar 28, 2015, 14:24 PM IST

Nurturing a scientific mind

India cannot become a global power in science unless it improves the quality of research, says professor CNR Rao, Bharat Ratna awardee in an interview with Sanchayan Bhattacharjee.

Aug 26, 2014, 13:47 PM IST

`Some IIT undergrads even smarter than their professors`

Praising the talent of young IITians, eminent scientist CNR Rao Saturday said some IIT undergraduates were even smarter than their professors.

Jul 26, 2014, 17:28 PM IST

Low-quality education should not be tolerated: CNR Rao

Bharat Ratna recipient Professor CNR Rao on Monday said the countrymen should not tolerate substandard education.

Jul 21, 2014, 22:25 PM IST

PMO ignored Dhyan Chand to confer Sachin Tendulkar the Bharat Ratna?

Late Major Dhyan Chand was robbed of the honour to become the first sportsperson to get the Bharat Ratna because the Prime Minister`s Office had stopped following up on the hockey wizard`s recommendation from the sports ministry.

May 21, 2014, 12:55 PM IST

PM`s scientific advisor questions timing of Sanjaya Baru`s book

Ascribing political motive to the memoirs of Sanjaya Baru which claim that Manmohan Singh had little control over his ministers, his Scientific Advisor C N R Rao said the allegation was "baseless" and an attempt to "damage" the Prime Minister`s reputation.

Apr 21, 2014, 13:13 PM IST

CNR Rao stresses for promoting quality science in the country

New Delhi: Eminent Indian scientist and Bharat Ratna recipient professor CNR Rao stressed for promoting quality science in order to produce good scientists in the country.

Mar 03, 2014, 18:52 PM IST

We are doing good, but others are doing better: CNR Rao

Eminent scientist CNR Rao, who was conferred the Bharat Ratna here Tuesday, feels India is performing well in the field of science but other majors like China and South Korea are doing better.

Feb 04, 2014, 19:30 PM IST

CNR Rao urges scientists to focus more on water, energy and environment

Eminent Indian scientist CNR Rao on Wednesday urged scientists to focus more on the burning problems like water, energy and environment.

Jan 23, 2014, 22:36 PM IST

Received plea to withdraw Bharat Ratna of Sachin, Rao: Govt

The Government on Tuesday told Parliament that it has received correspondence for withdrawing Bharat Ratna title that was recently conferred upon scientist Dr CNR Rao and cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.

Dec 17, 2013, 19:16 PM IST

Madras HC rejects PIL against Sachin Tendulkar getting Bharat Ratna

The Madras High Court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL over conferring Bharat Ratna to Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar. The PIL stated that relevant amendments have not been made to confer Bharat Ratna on a sportsperson.

Dec 03, 2013, 20:51 PM IST

Plea in HC to stop conferment of Bharat Ratna on Sachin Tendulkar, CNR Rao

A petition filed in the Madras High Court today sought direction to stop the conferment of Bharat Ratna on cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and scientist C N R Rao, contending that mandatory norms of presidential notification had been violated.

Nov 30, 2013, 00:00 AM IST